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Title:  Solicitor/ Legal Executive - Property


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Governance and Legal Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  174423

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Solicitor/ Legal Executive - Property


Worcester based with a balance of home and office working


£40,056 - £42,165 per year


35 hours per week


We have an opportunity for a Solicitor/ Legal Executive – Property to join our Legal Services – Property team, based in Worcester. The Legal Services team provided legal assistance and support to the company to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are met.


The role of Legal Manager – Property will include:

  • Managing your own caseload of legal work including sales, leases, infrastructure agreements (including S106 Agreements, S38 and 278 Agreements), licences, easements and other property related transactions together with title reviews and resolving title issues
  • Managing property related legal queries by providing cost effective and efficient support and advice to operational teams and staff
  • Review and update relevant policies and procedures to ensure continued compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers, providing excellent customer service and identifying any shortfalls in service delivery and ensuring they are dealt with appropriately


Skills and experiences:

  • Junior Solicitor, FILEX or Licenced Conveyancer
  • Working knowledge of property law, housing regulations and current best practice
  • Experience of managing projects with strong project management skills
  • Proven experience of managing staff
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft packages, including Word, Excel, Outlook and teams
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills is desirable


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service. 


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £40,056 per annum (rising to £42,165 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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Closing Date: 10 July 2022


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.